OHRID AND PUGLIA (IT) TO COOPERATE
The Municipality of Ohrid, Macedonia and the Puglia Region, Italy, will establish cooperation in the fields spanning economy, tourism and ecology.
This was agreed at a meeting between representatives of the local self-government and of the Puglia Region, which took place in Ohrid today.
The Italian delegation, including numerous businessmen and led by the Governor of the Puglia Region, Nicola Vendola, arrived in Macedonia upon invitation of the President Branko Crvenkovski. After the meeting, the Mayor of Ohrid, Aleksandar Petreski, said that representatives of the business communities of Ohrid and of Puglia are due to gather in Bari next fall to work out details on the future cooperation.
After the official part of the visit, Vendola was taken on a sightseeing tour around Ohrid. The Italians were fascinated by the town's natural beauties as well as by the abundance of historical monuments, concluding that it has an enormous tourist potential.
Nicola Vendola, who attended the opening of the 47th edition of the cultural manifestation "Ohrid Summer", will wrap up visit to Ohrid after the working lunch staged by the President Crvenkovski.
MD: And another cooperation with the Italians!